Definition of macaroon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmækəˈruːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmækəˈruːn//
Sweets and desserts
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a soft round sweet biscuit/cookie made with almonds or coconut See related entries: Sweets and desserts Word Originlate 16th cent.: from French macaron, from Italian maccarone from late Greek makaria ‘food made from barley’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: macaroon